• Project Associate

    Job Locations - | US-PA-Blue Bell
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/11/2018 10:46 AM)
  • Overview

    “Do you want to watch clinical development change or Do you want to be the one to shape it?”

     We’re hoping you’re here for the latter.


    Who are we?

    We Are PRA.


    We are over 15,000 employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real, and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.


    Who are you?

    You are a hard worker who thrives in a fast-paced environment. Your attention to detail has won you praise and you are regularly commended for meeting and beating deadlines. You look to make improvements – not accepting the status quo, but actively identifying issues that might put a project or deliverable at risk. You proactively look to do more and learn more!


    In this next step on your journey, you want to put your competitive, driven nature to work in an environment in which you can sharpen your business acumen, learn the CRO industry from the inside out, and gain visibility and recognition. Additionally, you want to work for a company that both supports your professional growth and helps you find a work/life balance that lets you pursue you career passion and still be you. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you’re part of a team of experts as zealous about their work as you are.  A place where you can really make a difference.


    You are a Project Associate!


    What will you be doing?

    As a Project Associate, you are a key member of the Project Management team, organizing project team and client meetings, as well as study information and materials. You’ll support quality project management outputs by generating and reviewing internal and client reports.  You’ll support project managers with financial tasks and by assigning and tracking project-specific training to team members. You’ll help streamline processes by working closely with colleagues in other departments, including clinical operations, biostatistics, legal, finance, quality, and business development, as well as vendors.  


    Detailed Responsibilities:


    • Organizes meeting materials, binders, agendas and meeting minutes.
    • Generates and maintains organizational charts, team calendar, newsletters, mass mailings, project specific information including but not limited to process flow charts, contact lists, holiday lists, study website, mailing labels.
    • Tracks, dispatches and maintains study supplies following applicable company processes.
    • Accurately review reports to facilitate project status and financial reporting. Completes system updates and queries.
    • Has oversight of the purchase order process including creating and processing purchase orders, - study invoices, and - Investigator payments.
    • May support preparation of study files by maintaining and distributing project documents. Ensures documents within the electronic trial master file comply with filing/naming guidelines and have the correct status.


    • Associate’s degree or international equivalent in business, finance, health sciences or related field, required
      • Undergraduate degree or its international equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, or a related field, strongly preferred
    • 2 years’ experience in clinical project administration or other relevant experience, required
      • CRO, pharmaceutical or clinical research experience, preferred
      • Previous experience using computerized information systems and standard application software (Windows, MS Office)
        • High working knowledge with Word, PowerPoint and Excel, preferred
        • Previous experience maintaining numerous Excel trackers, preferred
        • Previous experience building PowerPoint slides, preferred
      • Ability to type 45 words per minutes, preferred
        • Previous experience taking meeting minutes and facilitating WebEx meetings, preferred
      • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status


    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.



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